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  1. 'Baikal seriously ill': World's deepest lake suffers alien algae, record water-level dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Russia Taday

    The shores of Lake Baikal in Siberia, the world's largest body of fresh water and popular tourist destination, are covered with rotting algae dangerous to its unique ecosystem. Spirogyra is not native to Baikal's ecosystem.


  2. Fearless photographer risked life on frozen lake for breathtaking pictures of magical ice cavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 |

    Andrey Grachev said the sound of ice cracking underneath his feet was unnerving but "the experience was well worth the risk" These jaw-dropping images of a Siberian ice cave set against the rising sun were snapped by a fearless photographer risking his life. Brave Andrey Grachev, 35, had to travel across cracked ice that could give way at any moment to snap the cave in a beautiful golden sunlight.


  3. Photographer braves unstable frozen lake to capture breathtaking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

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  4. Siberia: Winter tour features sled dogs and shamansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Hear the word "Siberia" and you think despair and desolation, but hardy travelers on Mir Corp.'s Siberian Winter Escapade will discover that it is actually a land of great beauty. The eight-day tour begins in Irkutsk, one of Siberia's largest cities and home to beautiful rebuilt churches and 19th century architecture.


  5. Lake Baikal & ListvyankaRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | TrekEarth

    Perhaps, every traveler visits it, because it's the easiest way to organize all kind of excursions, walk around the lake, cruises or ride horses, located 60 km south-east from Irkutsk, it takes about 1 hour to get there by car, there are also buses, vans and ferries The Photo Here is seen from the ship we took to do a mini cruise, quite spoil by fog TIP FOR TRAVELERS, if you are in the village and want to sail somewhere, just go to the local port or the place where boats are and ask people if they can lift you.


  6. Lake Baikal & RouteRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | TrekEarth

    Route connecting Listvyanka with Irkutsk I arrived at Listvyanka in a sunny evening, full of expectative to enjoy the famous lake, the hotel was nicely located on the shores of it Next morning we visited first the very interesting museum, have a relaxed lunch and after strolling at Listvyanka typical streets, headed to the port for a 1 hour cruise, at this moment a heavy fog enveloped it, a natural phenomenon that happens at this time of the day I broke my principle 'Most interesting on the visiting list, must be done first 'and was severely punished The Photo: Taken before lunch, it shows people waiting for a bus as well as a shelter to do it on the other side About Listvyanka It is located to the southwest of Lake Baikal near the source of the Angara River, a small settlement, but it has shipbuilding and ship-repairing yards of its own, also a small port with an open air market ... (more)